The Mandela Rhodes Foundation Scholarship was founded when the Rhodes Trust partnered with the Mandela Rhodes Foundation in 2003, one of the former presidents, Nelson Mandela’s legacies.
The scholarship allows for postgraduate students from all African countries to continue their studies in South Africa. Since the date of its inception, more than 500 students have been funded from 28 African countries.
By building exceptional leadership skills young Africans are encouraged to make use of their talents, empowering them to serve and build their countries. To be able to serve one’s country and its people is esteemed to be one of the noblest aims.
The Mandela Rhodes Foundation Scholarship application’s closing date is 20 April 2021 and there will be no exceptions for late applications.
The Mandela Rhodes Foundation Scholarship is a programme dedicated to creating a generation of future leaders by combining leadership development and comprehensive funding. The first-year Honours programme focusses on gaining knowledge and learning, and the second-year Masters programme put into practice all they have learnt.
Those who have assumed leadership, display a strong character, courage, and a willingness to make a difference for others will take part in a programme that will equip young African leaders to thrive in a place of equal opportunity. The scholarship aims, with the right people, to take Africa to its rightful place as a competitive presence in the global world. Allowing young African leaders to grow, develop self-awareness and enagage with others to explore and embrace complexity.
The Mandela Rhodes Foundation Scholarship will cover:
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The Mandela Rhodes Foundation Scholarship awards scholarships to students who are studying a one-year Honours degree or a two-year Masters degree at any South African institution of higher education.
They must meet the following requirement:
Please ensure that you read the full terms and conditions of the Mandela Rhodes Foundation Scholarship. It is important to remember that attendance at all workshops is compulsory.
You can only apply online for the Mandela Rhodes Foundation Scholarship.
Step 1: Check the Timelines that will guide you through the process
Step two: Check programme requirements
Step three: Ensure you have the relevant documentation before applying
If you are not a South African citizen and do not apply and be accepted into a University well in advance, you will not be able to get a student VISA. Should you be shortlisted for the scholarship you will need to verify your qualifications with SAQA.
Any queries related to the Mandela Rhodes Foundation Scholarship you can contact them directly or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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